Protein-losing gastroenteropathy detected by technetium-99m-labeled human serum albumin.

Abstract

Gastric and fecal clearance of alpha 1-antitrypsin were measured in three cases of protein-losing gastroenteropathy and in two control cases. Abdominal scintigraphy using 99mTc-labeled human serum albumin was performed in all five subjects. All three cases of protein-losing gastroenteropathy showed 99mTc activity in the gastrointestinal tract. In the… (More)

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